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Median resident age:  39.8 years
Texas median age:  32.3 years

Zip code: 75644

Estimated median household income in 2012: $44,203 (it was $32,781 in 2000)
Bettie:

$44,203
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $25,853

Bettie CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $82,517 (it was $51,300 in 2000)
Bettie:

$82,517
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $131,867; Detached houses: $162,306; Townhouses or other attached units: $90,047; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $117,453; Mobile homes: $44,475; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $35,758

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  • White alone - 2,599 (79.4%)
  • Black alone - 554 (16.9%)
  • Hispanic - 77 (2.4%)
  • Two or more races - 34 (1.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 7 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 3 (0.09%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.03%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Bettie: 123.9 (high, U.S. average is 100)

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Bettie CCD:  0.9% ($476)
Texas:  1.8% ($1,393)
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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Longview, TX (28.4 miles , pop. 73,344).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (77.0 miles , pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (103.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Gilmer, TX (3.1 miles ), Leesburg-Newsome, TX (3.1 miles) , Pittsburg, TX (3.1 miles ), Rocky Mound, TX (3.5 miles) , Holly Lake Ranch, TX (3.9 miles ), Ore City, TX (4.2 miles ), Winnsboro, TX (4.2 miles ), Lone Star, TX (4.3 miles ).

Latitude: 32.86 N, Longitude: 95.01 W

Area code: 903

Bettie household income distribution Bettie home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.8%
Texas:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (18%)
  • Metal and metal products (8%)
  • Truck transportation (8%)
  • Repair and maintenance (6%)
  • Food (5%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Health care (16%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Food (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (13%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Bettie-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 237% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/1/1988, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.9 miles away from the Bettie place center injured 9 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/30/1954, a category F3 tornado 17.3 miles away from the place center injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bettie-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1997 at 03:26:41, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 59.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/22/2005 at 05:17:04, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 91.9 miles away from Bettie center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Upshur County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Hurricanes: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Fires: 3, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals/medical centers near Bettie:

  • LEISURE LODGE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; GILMER, TX)
  • REHABILITATION AND HEALTHC (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; GILMER, TX)
  • BAYLOR CARE CENTER AT GILMER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; GILMER, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bettie:

  • LeTourneau University (about 32 miles; Longview, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,187)
  • Kilgore College (about 35 miles; Kilgore, TX; FT enrollment: 2,977)
  • Tyler Junior College (about 40 miles; Tyler, TX; FT enrollment: 6,186)
  • The University of Texas at Tyler (about 41 miles; Tyler, TX; FT enrollment: 4,172)
  • Texas A & M University-Commerce (about 59 miles; Commerce, TX; FT enrollment: 5,138)
  • Paris Junior College (about 63 miles; Paris, TX; FT enrollment: 2,649)
  • Texarkana College (about 68 miles; Texarkana, TX; FT enrollment: 2,250)

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Notable locations in Bettie: Camp Gilmont (A), Gilmont Lookout (B), Smith Siding (C), Soules Chapel (D), Union Ridge Community Center (E), Lafayette Volunteer Fire Department (F), Ewell Volunteer Fire Department (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Bettie include: Saint Merner Church (A), Union Ridge Church (B), Valley Spring Church (C), Wallace Chapel (D), Willow Oak Church (E), Youngs Chapel (F), Zion Hill Church (G), Antioch Church (H), Concord Missionary Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Lone Mountain Cemetery (1), Zion Hill Cemetery (2), Grice Cemetery (3), Christian Hope Cemetery (4), Crossroad Cemetery (5), Pleasant Grove Cemetery (6), Simpsonville Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Grassy Lake (A), Lilly Lake (B), Russell Lake (C), Machen Lake (D), Ewell Lake (E), Elwood Club Lake (F), Bishop Lake (G), Harris Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Spratt Creek (A), Prairie Creek (B), Poor Creek (C), Olive Branch (D), Duffy Branch (E), Duke Branch (F), Enon Branch (G), Hadenfield Branch (H), Hamberlin Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Upshur County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  73.5%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  3.4%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

14.5%
Whole state:

15.4%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

8.8%
Whole state:

6.7%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Bettie, TX

Bettie compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (54%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (30%)
  • Utility gas (11%)
  • Wood (5%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Bettie CCD (based on Upshur County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 56.53%
Here56.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristCatholic Church
Adherents48.3%20.2%7.7%7.1%6.7%
Congregations27.9%20.9%12.8%18.6%3.5%
NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchAssemblies of GodAmerican Baptist AssociationChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Other
Adherents6.0%1.4%1.1%0.6%0.8%
Congregations3.5%3.5%2.3%2.3%4.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Here:

0.79 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.26 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Upshur County:

0.79 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
This county:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Upshur County:

3.70 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Upshur County:

9.8%
State:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.3%
State:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.6%
Texas:

15.7%

9.06% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,064 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.06%
Texas average:

8.37%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Gregg County, TX  3.28% ($35,029 average AGI)
from Smith County, TX  0.43% ($29,800)
from Harrison County, TX  0.38% ($27,400)


9.19% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,864 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.19%
Texas average:

7.44%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Gregg County, TX  2.97% ($31,358 average AGI)
to Wood County, TX  0.95% ($47,205)
to Smith County, TX  0.57% ($30,149)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bettie:

  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOFY (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GILMER, TX; Owner: JERRY RUSSELL D/B/A THE RUSSELL COMPANY)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KEES (1430 AM; 5 kW; GLADEWATER, TX; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KTBB (600 AM; 5 kW; TYLER, TX; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KPYN (900 AM; 10 kW; ATLANTA, TX; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KIMP (960 AM; 1 kW; MOUNT PLEASANT, TX; Owner: EAST TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bettie:

  • KYKX (105.7 FM; LONGVIEW, TX; Owner: WALLER MEDIA, LLC)
  • KDVE (103.1 FM; PITTSBURG, TX; Owner: ON-AIR FAMILY, LLC)
  • KFRO-FM (95.3 FM; GILMER, TX; Owner: WALLER MEDIA, LLC)
  • KSCN (96.9 FM; PITTSBURG, TX; Owner: EAST TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KVNE (89.5 FM; TYLER, TX; Owner: EDUC. RADIO FOUND. OF E. TEXAS, INC.)
  • KWNS (104.7 FM; WINNSBORO, TX; Owner: RICHARD E. FOSTER)
  • KTAA (90.7 FM; BIG SANDY, TX; Owner: INSTITUTE IN BASIC LIFE PRINCIPLES, INC.)
  • KAZE (106.9 FM; ORE CITY, TX; Owner: REYNOLDS RADIO, INC.)
  • KNUE (101.5 FM; TYLER, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KIXK (99.3 FM; WHITE OAK, TX; Owner: REYNOLDS RADIO, INC.)
  • KALK (97.7 FM; WINFIELD, TX; Owner: EAST TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKTX-FM (96.1 FM; KILGORE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Bettie:

  • KLTV (Channel 7; TYLER, TX; Owner: CIVCO, INC.)
  • KFXK (Channel 51; LONGVIEW, TX; Owner: WARWICK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KTAL-TV (Channel 6; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF LOUISIANA, LLC)
  • KLPN-LP (Channel 58; LONGVIEW, TX; Owner: WARWICK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K54CB (Channel 54; MOUNT PLEASANT, TX; Owner: F. V. P. NETWORK, INC)


FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Hwy 271 3 Mi N Of (Lat: 32.837611 Lon: -94.951861), Structure height: 4.3 m, Overall height: 10.4 m, Call Sign: WPJA539
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.081 MHz, 928.081 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/11/2000, Expiration Date: 09/07/2010, Cancellation Date: 11/13/2010
    Registrant: Phone: (512) 908-4300


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